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2022, The Genius Loci of the Chapel
Sculpture on the Gulf




Photograph: Peter Rees

My artworks, defamiliarise the architectural reference in direct physical relation to the urban or organic environment. A viewer who encounters my public works, for example, can approach or circumnavigate them from many directions on their own terms. The view is not singular; there is not a set perspective engineering a specific response.


Photograph: Peter Rees



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2022, Brise Soleil
Sculpture in the Gardens


 

          
Brise Soleil, powder-coated aluminium 2.9m x 3 pieces

Brise Soleil (after Jane Drew) is based on a fragment of Jane Drew’s facade for a school in Chandigarh, India. Here the medium is powder-coated aluminium. I wanted the sculpture to refocus the intent of a brise soleil, which is designed to control sun and breeze. The idea of a free standing outdoor brise soleil nullifies that purpose and makes the object nonsensical, moving the object from its architectural anterior, to a new sculptural form.


 

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2021, The Walls #5 & #3


                             Wall #5 Corten 2.5m, private commission near Thames
















Wall #3 Corten 2.7m, at Tai Tapu Sculpture Garden 2021


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2020, The Pool
Ōtautahi -Christchurch




The Pool contains an absurdist element, it is not close enough to water for diving, and it is constructed without stairs. The ambiguity of having a defunct diving board marooned in a city park is a prompt to consider the site and the city's brutalist architecture, known simply as ‘The Cristchurch Style,’ which became a defining feature of Ōtautahi-Christchurch in the 1950s.






The Pool, Glass Reinforced Concrete, Powder-coated Aluminium,3.2m x 800mm




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2020, Buronzu
Westfield Auckland


Wall #3 Bronze and steel x 6 pieces



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2017, Reading Zen in the Rocks
Sculpture on the Gulf




Bronze and bronze sprayed fibreglass



2014, View to the Pavilion
Sculpture on Shore



Screen, painted cast iron x 3 pieces. Forms, cast iron x 5 pieces